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- Lampens patricia on Estany Roi and the Red Mountain
- Patricia on Mountain lake…
- Patricia on Make a wish ….
- Patricia on Blue flowers …
- Motril on National wildlife reserve Romelaere, last year’s visit
Author Archives: Paul
June 19th, 2014, Vall de Boi, Catalunya, Spain. The walk to Estany Roi (estany= lake, roi = red) has been on our to-do list for some years now. We had already spotted this colourful mountain from a distance during a previous walk to the Estanys Gemenats but feared … Continue reading
La Palma, April 26th. In this season, both the flowers and the domes at the Roque de los Muchachos observatory are looking upward to the skies. The plant (Echium wildpretii) is biennal and carries a flower which can reach a … Continue reading
June 22nd, Collado de Gelada, Vall de Boi, Catalunya, Spain. One of our utmost pleasures in the mountains is to make a long walk to a mountain lake. After a tiring and sometimes difficult walk, finally reaching the lake gives you the feeling that … Continue reading
May, 29th. The bad weather continues. We ‘ve had one day with sunshine this week, but that’s about it. More rain to come. It’s about time we’re going back to the Spanish sierras, with their fantastic sceneries, fascinating wildlife…. Yes, the call … Continue reading
April 2013. La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain. On top of the Caldera de Taburiente, at an altitude of over 2400 meter, you’ll find Europe’s biggest astronomical observatory of the northern hemisphere, showing impressive skies to the visiting astronomers. The first … Continue reading
February 2013. The island of La Palma (Canary Islands, Spain) is not really the best place for birdwatching or bird photography. Birds are not abundant… you’ll see an occasional preybird, some crows, some very small singing-birds and that’s about it…. But … Continue reading
January 14th, 2013. We haven’t seen the sun for quite some time now. (or just briefly) Always cloudy, always rain. Cold rain. Terrible. I hate it. And now we have some snow. And more snow to come. From what I … Continue reading
Vallée de la Vézère, Dordogne, France, Dec 28-30th. The history of the human race depicted in one picturesque valley in the Périgord region: we present to you the amazing “vallée de la Vézère”!